Gladwyne is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,051 people and just one neighborhood, Gladwyne is the 293rd largest community in Pennsylvania.
Real Estate Prices
Gladwyne home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Gladwyne real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Gladwyne is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 98.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Gladwyne is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gladwyne who work in management occupations (18.71%), healthcare (18.66%) and business and financial occupations (11.05%).
Of important note, Gladwyne is also a town of artists. Gladwyne has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Gladwyne’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.23% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Gladwyne is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.